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At-Home Craft: 3D Greeting Card by Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Monday, May 18th, 2020

At-home paper craft Savannah Cultural Art

While Savannah Cultural Arts Center isn’t open, the staff there want to share some creative fun for kids to do at home.

Create a 3D Card to make at home

Learn how to turn paper hearts into a one-of-a-kind gift or work of art! This instruction sheet from the Savannah Cultural Arts Center will help you learn the basics, then you can let your imagination take it from there.

Learn how to make the 3D card with these online instructions here.

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Kindermusik Savannnah offers virtual lessons for ages 6+ on piano, violin, guitar, ukulele & mandolin.

Sunday, May 17th, 2020

Private music lessons Savannah Pooler piano violin guitar

Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys Piano offers virtual classes for ages 0-7, at 25% off during this stay-at-home season – first class is FREE.

Kindermusik also provides one-on-one virtual lessons for ages 6+ on piano, violin, guitar, ukulele and mandolin. First 15 minute trial lesson to meet your teacher is free. Text “MUSIC” to 912-432-5885 to give your child a lifelong gift today.

Visit kindermusikwith88keys.com for more info.

Kindermusik…music now, skills for life.

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Telfair Museums Savannah offers Virtual Art Start for preK children

Tuesday, May 12th, 2020

Telfair Museums Savannah online activities kids Telfair Museums in Savannah will have a Virtual Art Start featuring William Kwamena-Poh on Thursday May 21 2020.

Parents and children are invited to this online version of Telfair’s Art Start, for pre-K children and their parents and caregivers. This month’s program is based on the exhibition The Journey is Mine, Chapter One by William Kwamena-Poh. The online program will include a downloadable activity, and the artist will give a brief video welcome to families and tell one of the stories he heard growing up in Ghana.

To register, please email Carey Daughtry at daughtryc@telfair.org.

Download other Telfair Museums’ kids’ activities to do at home here.

Telfair Today is the museums’ new digital hub that  features blog posts about local artists, a video archive of lectures and exhibitions, educational resources for kids, a virtual tour of the Owens-Thomas House, and the Telfair’s art collection. Find it here. 

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Watch Daniel Radcliffe Read the First Chapter of ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’

Wednesday, April 29th, 2020

Harry Potter at Home Readings Free Savannah Radcliffe

 

Daniel Radcliffe, David Beckham, Dakota Fanning and more will read Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, the first of J.K. Rowling’s classic series, out loud from home in quarantine.

Radcliffe, who starred as Harry Potter in all eight films, kicked off the readings with Chapter One, “The Boy Who Lived.” Listen & watch Radcliffe read it here.

All 17 chapters of The Sorcerer’s Stone — known as The Philosopher’s Stone outside the U.S. — will be released weekly until the middle of summer, and will be available on Spotify and the Harry Potter at Home website.

Other readers from the Harry Potter universe include Fantastic Beasts‘ Eddie Redmayne, Stephen Fry, Claudia Kim and Noma Dumezweni. More narrators will be announced in the coming weeks. Learn more here .

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Hamilton launches free online EduHam for kids

Friday, April 24th, 2020

Eduham free online programs The popular companion in-school program known as EduHam is being made available digitally through August, free of charge, to teachers, parents and pupils everywhere.

The launch of EduHam at Home was announced this week by “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda and his partners in the venture: producer Jeffrey Seller, the Rockefeller Foundation and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, which developed the curriculum.

The program uses a love of the musical to spark students’ interests in creative pursuits and tie them to historical research.

EduHam was born as an offshoot of “Hamilton” and 250,000 students nationwide have participated.

Kids can register for this free online program here.

Question? Please email eduhamhome@gilderlehrman.org.

Virtual tutoring offered @ Savannah Educational Consultants

Monday, April 20th, 2020

Online virtual tutoring Savannah

 

 Virtual tutoring & academic support at Savannah Educational Consultants

Got kids? Savannah Educational Consultants is now offering virtual tutoring & academic support.

If you’re interested in services or want more information, please call 912-238-9552.

Savannah Educational Consultants
130 Tibet Ave.
Suite 103
Savannah, GA 31406

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PBS Kids Read-Along with Michelle Obama

Friday, April 17th, 2020

Read-ALong MIchelle Obama Online PBS Kids

Penguin Young Readers, Random House Children’s Books, and PBS KIDS are collaborating with former First Lady Michelle Obama, in support of the recently announced “Read Together, Be Together” Penguin Random House literacy initiative and PBS KIDS’ “Read-Along” effort on Facebook and YouTube.

On Mondays at 12 noon (ET), “Mondays with Michelle Obama” will host a four-week series of videos that will feature Mrs. Obama reading aloud from beloved children’s books (one book every Monday through May 11).

“Mondays with Michelle Obama” (#PBSKIDSRead, #ReadTogetherBeTogether) will be livestreamed simultaneously on PBS KIDS’ Facebook page and YouTube channel, and on Penguin Random House’s Facebook page, and will remain available for viewing on demand on all of those platforms immediately thereafter.

The four books Mrs. Obama will read are:

April 20, 12 noon ET: THE GRUFFALO
Written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler

April 27, 12 noon ET: THERE’S A DRAGON IN YOUR BOOK
Written by Tom Fletcher and illustrated by Greg Abbott

May 4, 12 noon ET: MISS MAPLE’S SEEDS
Story and pictures by Eliza Wheeler

May 11, 12 noon ET: THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR
By Eric Carle

Discount on online Kindermusik Savannah classes for ages newborn to 7

Sunday, April 12th, 2020

Kindermusik Savannah toddlers kids

Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys Piano offers virtual, real-time classes for ages 0-7.

Interact with the teacher and all the other students from the safety of your home!

Kindermusik Savannah is currently offering unlimited weekly attendance for all enrolled (they offer 6 classes per week, and you can attend them ALL during this time!) and 25% off their regular tuition costs.

Your first class is free if you’re new – text VIRTUAL to 912-432-5885.

Kindermusik…a good beginning never ends. Join today.

Visit kindermusikwith88keys.com

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Georgia Historical Society Resources To Support At-Home Learning

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

Georgia Historical Society Savannah At-Home Learning

Georgia Historical Society Resources to Support At-Home Learning 

The Georgia Historical Society invites you to explore the wide variety of online resources available through the GHS website and then join them on social media for updates and highlighted content.

Also, sign up for Headlines, their in-house newsletter thats mailed weekly throughout this national emergency. Resources are updated regularly. Educators are invited to contact GHS Education Coordinator, Lisa Landers, to get connected to more student-focused resources and join their education network.

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Family Friendly Historical Marker Resources

Roadside historical markers can be found throughout the State of Georgia. Erected over the past seventy years, Georgia’s markers reflect a variety of topics as well as a variety of authors. Typically around 130 words (excluding titles and “erected by” language) markers allow visitors and residents to learn about a person, place, or event that helped shape Georgia’s history.

The Georgia Historical Marker Program consists of over 2,100 historical markers across the state. You can explore all markers in the Georgia Historical Marker Program through GHS’s online marker database. By following this link, you can search by marker program, subject, location, time period, and more. 

Beyond the Text: Using Historical Markers to Explore Georgia History

Create Your Own Georgia Historical Marker!

Marker Monday: World Record Bass

Online Georgia Historical Marker Scavenger Hunt: Georgia’s Recreational Pastimes

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Free Digital Resources for Georgia’s Students:

Digital Education for Georgia’s Students: Newspapers in Education resources explore topics that are timely and relevant to Georgia and American history. 

Digital Resources for Georgia’s Students: Featured Historical Figures pages explore the stories of individuals from Georgia’s past.

Digital Resources for Georgia’s Students: Today in Georgia History is an award-winning educational project that focuses on an historical event or person associated with a particular day in Georgia history

Digital Resources for Georgia’s Students: Georgia History Webquest is a resource for students, teachers, or anyone who just wants to brush up on your Georgia history. This Webquest makes for an engaging learning opportunity.

 

Online Spanish & ESL Tutor with Savannah Area Language & Cultural Exchange

Monday, April 6th, 2020

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Homeschooling and online schooling is hard.

Let Savannah Area Language & Culture Exchange  help.

Savannah Area Language & Culture Exchange  has added an additional tutoring program at a discounted rate exclusively for high school and college students and their parents who are looking for help getting through this new schooling system.

In real-time through videocall, they will help your student with their Spanish or ESL school work or they will help you understand it so that you can support them better.

Advanced reservations are highly recommended as Savannah Area Language & Culture Exchange  limits the number of students each day to only 10 so the each one can receive the very best instruction.

You can reserve your seat here.

No one expects you to do it all alone.   Savannah Area Language & Culture Exchange to support our community through this difficult time.

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Savannah Academic Support Coaches for those struggling with schoolwork during COVID-19

Monday, April 6th, 2020

Savannah Educational Consultants tutoring academic coaching

Academic Support Coaches at Savannah Educational Consultants

If you and your children are struggling to balance schoolwork requirements and family life during the coronavirus crisis– let Savannah Educational Consultants’ Academic Support Coaches help!

Savannah Educational Consultants is now offering all services though online platforms. They can meet with your children, virtually, to supplement e-learning and develop strategies for success!

For more information, please call 912-238-9552 or send an email to info@savannaheducationalconsultants.

Savannah Educational Consultants
130 Tibet Ave.
Suite 103
Savannah, GA 31406

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Savannah-Chatham Public School Middle School Talent Showcase 2020

Monday, April 6th, 2020

Talent Show STEM middle school savannah 2020

All Savannah-Chatham County public school middle school students are invited to enter Quarantine: A Middle School (Digital) Talent Showcase.

Entries due April 17 2020.

This a chance for SCCPSS middle school students to showcase their amazing talents and creativity with their classmates and friends not just at their schools, but countywide.

Please click here to find the talent showcase details and rules. Students can submit projects by joining Google Classroom using code: vf3elzv.

Questions? Email:
Hannah Glass at hannah.glass@sccpss.com
Maryann Lamberth at maryann.lamberth@sccpss.com
Stephen Routh at stephen.routh@sccpss.com

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Best Live Nature Webcams for Kids

Sunday, April 5th, 2020

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Have your quarantined kids check out some of SouthernMamas.com favorite live streaming nature Webcams. Kids can follow Savannah’s own nesting osprey waiting for their three eggs to hatch, South African elephants and baboons, Georgia Aquarium sea lions, sea otters, beluga whales and penguins, as well as web cams worldwide that follow gray wolves,  gorillas, hummingbirds, butterflies, river otters, sharks, owls and bald eagles.

Wild Osprey Pair Webcam via The Landings Bird Cam on Skidaway Is. in Savannah  here.

Tembe Elephant Park in South Africa here. 

Bald Eagle WebCam @ The Raptor Resource Project in Iowa here. 

Newly Hatched Eaglets via Bald Eagle Webcam @ The Raptor Resource Project in Iowa here. 

Sea Lions Webcam @ Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta here. 

Gray Wolves Webcam @ International Wolf Center in Minnesota here. 

African Penguin Webcam @ Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta here. 

Baboon Family on Olifants River Webcam in South Africa here.

Gorillas Webcam @ GRACE Center here. 

Farrollon Islands National Wildlife Refuge (seabirds, seals & sea lions.) Webcam here.

Hummingbird Nest Webcam in La Verne, Calif. here.  

Shark Lagoon WebCam @ Long Beach, Calif. here. 

Great Horned Owls @ Montana here. 

River Otter Webcam @ Tennessee Aquarium here. 

Southern Sea Otters Webcam @ Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta here. 

Beluga Whale Webcam @ Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta here. 

Underwater Puffin Webcam @ Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta here. 

Butterfly Garden Webcam @ San Diego Zoo here. 

(In May, check out the Puffin cam on Maine’s Seal Island here. )

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Online Kindermusik Savannah classes for ages newborn to 7

Sunday, April 5th, 2020

Kindermusik Savannah online classes

Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys Piano is providing parent and me Kindermusik classes for ages 0-7, and private music lessons for ages 6+, all done virtually, from the safety of your home.

All new Kindermusik families get a free trial class, and Kindermusik Savannah also offers a free 15 minute trial lesson one-on-one, with your teacher, for instrument lessons for ages 6+.

Make the most of your child’s time at home- have them learn a skill which will stay with them for life.

Text 912-432-5885 today or visit kindermusikwith88keys.com

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Daily online lessons for kids with Georgia Sea Turtle Center, Jekyll Island

Saturday, April 4th, 2020

Scute School Sea Turtle Georgia Jekyll

Here’s something kids can do from home – including on weekends.

Georgia Sea Turtle Center’s Scute’s School program includes daily online lessons that provide a learning resource for parents, teachers and anyone looking to learn more about coastal wildlife.

It’s live every day at 1PM on Georgia Sea Turtle Center’s Facebook page.

The live sessions include interactive learning through a variety of resources including, printable/digital activities (wildlife bingo), craft projects, book readings, 360º field trips to Georgia Sea Turtle Center’s coastal habitats and more. Programming will even include some physical activities like turtle yoga, inspired by the center’s sea turtle patients.

Kids will also see updates on the rehabilitation of the center’s current sea turtle patients, behind-the-scenes looks at treatment rooms and enjoy some up-close views of the sea turtles.

Scute’s School also offers additional online materials that can be accessed at any time.  Find it all here. 

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Virtual Field Trip Fridays & Webcams @ Georgia Aquarium

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

penguin webcam Georgia Aquarium

Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta is closed temporarily due to COVID-19, but is offering virtual Field Trip Fridays live on the Georgia Aquarium Facebook page and has several webcams so you can watch the animals from home.

Georgia Aquarium’s new At-Home Learning Page features: live sea otther, penguin, barrier reef, sea lion, piranha, beluga whale, puffins and jellies webcams; deep sea learning videos; animal facts & figures; tools for learning including lesson plans; The Aquarium TV show.

Learn more here.  

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More Webcams

20 Best Live Nature Webcams here. 

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